ACADEMIC MAP
Business Administration, A.A.S

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
CS 101 INTRO TO PC APPLICATIONS 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
GBUS 101 INTRO TO BUSINESS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences ** COLL 101 EMBEDDED
ECON 202 MACROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
MATH 120 QUANTITATIVE LITERACY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
TOTAL: 16

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ENGL 102 ~COMPOSITION 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
BTEC 275 ADVANCED BUSINESS APPLICATIONS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
COMM 111 ~FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
ECON 201 MICROECONOMICS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 117 FINANCIAL BUSINESS APPLICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
TOTAL: 15

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ACCT 201 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
GBUS 202 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
MGMT 220 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
HUMAN INQUIRY & THE PAST GENERAL EDUCATION ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
FREE ELECTIVE 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
TOTAL: 14

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
ACCT 202 PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUTNING 2 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences **
FREE ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences *
MKTG 230 PRINCIPLES OF MARKETING 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
GBUS 240 ASSOCIATE DEGREE CAPSTONE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BUSINESS ELECTIVE 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

The Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration gives students a strong background in business skills and competencies. Upon completing the AAS, students are ready to enter the workforce in entry-level positions or continue their education toward the Bachelor of Applied Science in Business Administration at WVUP. The AAS is not designed as a transfer degree. For students interested in transferring to another institution for a bachelor’s degree, it is recommended to pursue the AS in Business Administration.

MILESTONE COURSE:

These courses are the keys to graduation. Courses should be taken in the recommended semesters to stay on time for completion.

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

CAREER PLANNING:

As you get ready for your last year before graduation, visit Career Services to write your resume, plan your job search, and learn how to have a successful interview. Students interested in the BAS should apply for the program in their final semester of the AAS program.

CAPSTONE COURSE:
The capstone is a semester-long project that prepares you for the workforce by perfecting your resume, assessing student learning outcomes, and preparing a portfolio of student work.

ELECTIVES: BUSINESS ELECTIVES; Choose courses with the following prefixes: ACCT, BTEC, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, AND MKTG.

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

GPA REQUIREMENTS

*- GEN ED 2.00
** -COMMON PROFESSIONAL COMPONENT 2.25
BEYOND 2.50

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
60


2021-2022

 
General Education Courses

To ensure breadth and depth as students meet these broad education goals, the curriculum focuses on six
academic “strands.”

Composition &
Rhetoric
Science &
Technology
Math &
Quantitative
Skills
Society,
Diversity, &
Connections
Human Inquiry
& the Past
The Arts &
Creativity
6 Cr. Hrs.

4 Cr. Hrs

3 Cr. Hrs.

9 Cr. Hrs.

3 Cr. Hrs.

0 Cr. Hrs.

ENGL 101
ENGL 102
CS 101Math 120 *
or higher
COMM 111
ECON 201
ECON 202
HIST 101
HIST 102
HIST 152
HIST 153
PHIL 111
PHIL 170
Included in BASBA

BUSINESS ELECTIVES:
Business electives may be chosen from courses with the following prefixes:
ACCT, BTEC, CMS 117, CMS 217, CMS 230, ECON, ENT, FIN, GBUS, MGMT, MKTG. For assistance in choosing electives please see your academic advisor.

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Complete 60 credit hours.
  • Monitor program progress through My Degree to remain on graduation pathway.
  • Maintain minimum grade point average of 2.0 in all General Education courses.
  • Maintain minimum grade point average of 2.25 in all Common Professional Component courses.
  • Maintain minumum grade point average of 2.5 in courses beyond the business core.
  • Complete proctored Major Fields Test in capstone course GBUS 240.
  • Complete at least 15 hours of credit at WVU Parkersburg,
  • Complete and file the graduation application in OLSIS within the stated deadline.

 


2021-2022

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